(as) good as gold

Definition of (as) good as gold

  1. :  very good <The children were (as) good as gold this morning.> <You can trust him to do what he says he'll do. His word is (as) good as gold.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  of a favorable character or tendency

    :  bountiful, fertile

    :  handsome, attractive

  1. :  something that is good

    :  something conforming to the moral order of the universe

    :  praiseworthy character :  goodness

  1. :  well

    : used as an intensive

  1. :  gold coins

    :  a gold piece

    :  money

  1. :  qualifying for a gold record

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